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Funny Story (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama | 24 May 2019 (USA)
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A dramedy about a well-intentioned father who inadvertently wreaks havoc on the life of his estranged daughter when she invites him to her woodland wedding.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew Glave ... Walter
Emily Bett Rickards ... Kim
Jana Winternitz ... Nic
Nikki Limo ... Brian
Lily Holleman ... Moon
Jessica Diggins ... Paula
Aschleigh Jensen Aschleigh Jensen ... Tamara
Pete Gardner ... Jack
Reginald VelJohnson ... Hank
Jacob Wysocki ... Tyler
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Baskerville ... Ron Smitherson
Todd Berger ... Fan Guy #1
Jamie Costa ... Waiter
Susan Gallagher ... Aunt Janice
Frank Gerrish ... Uncle Jim
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Walter, a middle-aged, has been TV actor, who is still beloved by the fans of the cult high fantasy show he starred in, is invited to his estrange millennial daughter Nic's woodland wedding. Glad to be able to see her again, he accepts the invite and travels to her house in the woods with her cute friend, Kim, with whom he has sex in the heat of the moment after a drunk karaoke night in a bar. However, when he later realizes in shock that she is actually the girl his daughter is suppose to marry, he becomes deeply conflicted about whether or not they should come clean and admit their one night stand to Nic, which Kim is decisively against. Meanwhile, he also has to get used to his daughter's unorthodox female friends, who are also there for the wedding.

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A Comedy About Family Affairs

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Til You Come Back To Me
Performed by Lee Williams & The Cymbals
Written by Joe Evans
Published by Sanavan Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Carnival Records
By Arrangement with Westwood Music Group
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It's funny cause it's true
29 June 2019 | by courtneygetzSee all my reviews

Funny Story showcases the many flaws human beings can have - our mistakes, our screw ups, our fear of accepting responsibility, our instinct to ruin the good in our lives for fear of losing it later. Stunning performances all around, although Emily Bett Rickards shone brightest throughout with her heart wrenching portrayal of Kim. A movie that will make you laugh, but also make you cry, and one that will stick with you.


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